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Rahm Emanuel

Rahm Emanuel
Rahm Emanuel is the mayor of Chicago. He was elected on Feb. 22, 2011. Emanuel is former White House chief of staff under President Barack Obama. Emanuel represented the 5th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2003 until his resignation in 2009 when he took his position in the Obama Administration. He graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 1981 with a Liberal Arts degree, and received an M.A. in Speech and Communication from Northwestern University in 1985. He is married with three children.
Rahm Emanuel is the mayor of Chicago. He was elected on Feb. 22, 2011. Emanuel is former White House chief of staff under President Barack Obama. Emanuel represented the 5th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2003 until his resignation in 2009 when he took his position in the Obama Administration. He graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 1981 with a Liberal Arts degree, and received an M.A. in Speech and Communication from Northwestern University in 1985. He is married with three children. « Show less

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  • Mayor decries weekend violence: 'It's whether you have values'

    Mayor decries weekend violence: 'It's whether you have values'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today decried the weekend violence that left at least nine people dead and at least 36 wounded in Chicago, calling for adults around the city to instill the right values in their children and to stand up for the safety of their...
  • Shootings of 5 kids rattle neighborhood: 'I don't want to get shot'

    Shootings of 5 kids rattle neighborhood: 'I don't want to get shot'
    Young children passing the playlot Monday peered at the maze of monkey bars, climbers and tunnels with wide eyes, but their loved ones made sure they didn't dare approach. The red, blue and green equipment at Brownell School in Chicago's Park Manor...
  • A single-party state

    Growing up I always thought the Republican Party was the party of corporate wealth and the Democratic Party, the party of working class people. For years that stood as a benchmark for such a division. Now, House Speaker Michael Madigan, Mayor Rahm Emanuel...
  • Motorola Mobility unveils new headquarters in Merchandise Mart

    Motorola Mobility unveils new headquarters in Merchandise Mart
    Motorola Mobility showed off its sleek new headquarters in the Merchandise Mart on Tuesday to about 200 VIPs and reporters. If it were for sale, the listing would be labeled "luxury" and boast features such as digital and graffiti art, concrete floors,...
  • Lacking sufficient lodging, L.A. tourism growth lags rivals

    Lacking sufficient lodging, L.A. tourism growth lags rivals
    In the battle for tourists, Los Angeles is losing ground to rivals Orlando, Fla., New York, and Chicago. L.A. County has broken its own record for annual visitors three years in a row — thanks to a rebounding economy, sunny California weather...
  • Readers react to 'Chicagoland'

    A vehicle for Rahm It was clear from start that this series is a vehicle for Rahm Emanuel's political ambitions beyond being re-elected mayor of Chicago. While my wife and I have followed the show, the tightly choreographed segments featuring Emanuel...
  • Chicago voters want gun limits, no taxi fare hikes

    Chicago voters want gun limits, no taxi fare hikes
    Chicago voters weighed in on three city referendums Tuesday, with a majority coming out in favor of keeping firearms out of restaurants that serve alcohol and limiting the size of gun magazines, and most taking a dim view of raising taxi fares,...
  • Race for governor

    Only two days into the November election campaign and already there are big surprises. It started with the slim victory margin of GOP governor nominee Bruce Rauner that led Tribune cartoonist Scott Stantis to offer a hilarious cartoon of Rauner...
  • Obama misspeaks -- no site chosen for nuclear security summit in 2016

    Obama misspeaks -- no site chosen for nuclear security summit in 2016
    President Barack Obama appeared to suggest this morning that Chicago would host the next nuclear security summit in 2016, but the White House now says the president spoke too soon. At a speech today in the Netherlands, Obama said he looked forward to...
  • City could suspend Sister City deal with Moscow over Ukraine conflict

    City could suspend Sister City deal with Moscow over Ukraine conflict
    Chicago could look to impose its own kind of sanctions — however symbolic and provincial — on Russia amid the Crimean conflict. The city's Committee of Human Relations will listen to testimony today on a resolution that would ask the...
  • Free wireless service offered at West, South Side locations

    Free wireless service offered at West, South Side locations
    The City of Chicago and Google have partnered to bring free wireless service to Garfield Park and the South Shore Cultural Center, officials said. The service is now available at both locations and is planned to help thousands of people get online,...
  • Quinn on Soldier Field expansion: 'It just ain't gonna work'

    Quinn on Soldier Field expansion: 'It just ain't gonna work'
    The governor believes it’s third and long for Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s dream of hosting a Super Bowl in Chicago. Gov. Pat Quinn said during a radio appearance this morning that he doubts football’s biggest game will ever be played here....